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  • Inferior Politics

    Inferior Politics

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198867456

    Inferior Politics explores how social policy was created in Britain in a period when central government was not active in making it. Parliament proved capable of generating national legislation nonetheless-and provided a forum for debate even when i…

  • The Politics of Reproduction

    The Politics of Reproduction
    av Katherine Paugh

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198789789

    Many British politicians, planters, and doctors attempted to exploit the fertility of Afro-Caribbean women's bodies in order to ensure the economic success of the British Empire during the age of abolition. Abolitionist reformers hoped that a homegr…

  • West African Warfare in Bahia and Cuba

    West African Warfare in Bahia and Cuba
    av Manuel Barcia

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198754268

    West African Warfare in Bahia and Cuba seeks to explain how a series of historical events that occurred in West Africa from the mid-1790s - including Afonja's rebellion, the Owu wars, the Fulani-led jihad, and the migrations to Egbaland - had an imp…

  • Islam and the European Empires

    Islam and the European Empires

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198754343

    At the height of the imperial age, European powers ruled over most parts of the Islamic world. The British, French, Russian, and Dutch empires each governed more Muslims than any independent Muslim state. European officials believed Islam to be of g…

  • Status Interaction during the Reign of Louis XIV

    Status Interaction during the Reign of Louis XIV
    av Giora Sternberg

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198754350

    Who preceded whom? Who wore what? Which form of address should one use? One of the most striking aspects of the early modern period is the crucial significance that contemporaries ascribed to such questions. In this hierarchical world, status symbol…

  • Italy and Early Medieval Europe

    Italy and Early Medieval Europe

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198777601

    A comprehensive survey of recent work in Medieval Italian history and archaeology by an international cast of contributors, arranged within a broader context of studies on other regions and major historical transitions in Europe, c.400 to c.1400CE.…

  • The Revolution in Time

    The Revolution in Time
    av Tony Claydon

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198817239

    The Revolution in Time explores the idea that people in Western Europe changed the way they thought about the concept of time over the early modern period, by examining reactions to the 1688-1689 revolution in England. The study examines how those w…

  • Suffering and Happiness in England 1550-1850: Narratives and Representations

    Suffering and Happiness in England 1550-1850: Narratives and Representations

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198748267

    Suffering and Happiness in England 1550-1850 pays tribute to one of the leading historians working on early modern England, Paul Slack, and his work as a historian, and enters into discussion with the rapidly growing body of work on the 'history of…

  • Pierre de L'Estoile and his World in the Wars of Religion

    Pierre de L'Estoile and his World in the Wars of Religion
    av Tom Hamilton

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198800095

    The Wars of Religion embroiled France in decades of faction, violence, and peacemaking in the late sixteenth century. When historians interpret these events they inevitably depend on sources of information gathered by contemporaries, none more valua…

  • Pierre de L'Estoile and his World in the Wars of Religion

    Pierre de L'Estoile and his World in the Wars of Religion

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198867104

    The Wars of Religion embroiled France in decades of faction, violence, and peacemaking in the late sixteenth century. This study offers a new history of these Wars of Religion from the perspective of the period's great diarist and collector, Pierre…

  • Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain

    Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain
    av Martha Vandrei

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198816720

    Taking a long chronological view and a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary approach, this is an innovative and distinctive book. It is the definitive work on the posthumous reputation of the ever-popular warrior queen of the Iceni, Queen Boadicea/Boudic…

  • The Foundations of Gentry Life

    The Foundations of Gentry Life

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198867166

    In The Foundations of Gentry Life, Peter Coss examines the formative years of the English gentry. In doing so, he explains their lasting characteristics during a long history as a social elite, including adaptability to change and openness to upward…

  • Malleable Anatomies

    Malleable Anatomies
    av Lucia Dacome

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198736189

    Malleable Anatomies offers an account of the early stages of the practice of anatomical modelling in mid-eighteenth-century Italy. It investigates the 'mania' for anatomical displays that swept the Italian peninsula, and traces the fashioning of ana…

  • Class, Politics, and the Decline of Deference in England, 1968-2000

    Class, Politics, and the Decline of Deference in England, 1968-2000
    av Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198812579

    In late twentieth-century England, inequality was rocketing, yet some have suggested that the politics of class was declining in significance, while others argue that class identities lost little power. Neither interpretation is satisfactory: class…

  • The Society of Prisoners

    The Society of Prisoners
    av Renaud Morieux

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198723585

    In the eighteenth century, as wars between Britain, France, and their allies raged across the world, hundreds of thousands of people were captured, detained, or exchanged. They were shipped across oceans, marched across continents, or held in an ind…

  • Histories of Everyday Life

    Histories of Everyday Life
    av Laura Carter

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198868330

    Histories of Everyday Life is a study of the production and consumption of popular social history in mid-twentieth century Britain. It explores how non-academic historians, many of them women, developed a new breed of social history after the First…

  • Smell in Eighteenth-Century England

    Smell in Eighteenth-Century England

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192847454

    In England from the 1670s to the 1820s a transformation took place in how smell and the senses were viewed. The role of smell in developing medical and scientific knowledge came under intense scrutiny, and the equation of smell with disease was acti…

  • Smell in Eighteenth-Century England

    Smell in Eighteenth-Century England
    av William Tullett

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198844136

    In England from the 1670s to the 1820s a transformation took place in how smell and the senses were viewed. The role of smell in developing medical and scientific knowledge came under intense scrutiny, and the equation of smell with disease was acti…

  • Inventing the Way of the Samurai

    Inventing the Way of the Samurai
    av Oleg Benesch

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198754251

    Inventing the Way of the Samurai examines the development of the 'way of the samurai' - bushido - which is popularly viewed as a defining element of the Japanese national character and even the 'soul of Japan'. Rather than a continuation of ancient…

  • Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520-1635

    Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520-1635

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198867357

    The Revolt that ripped apart the sixteenth-century Netherlands began as a rebellion against Habsburg authority but it eventually became a war of religion that resulted in the formation of two new states. Although the Southern Netherlands ultimately…

  • Body and Tradition in Nineteenth-Century France

    Body and Tradition in Nineteenth-Century France
    av William G. Pooley

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198847502

    The moorlands of Gascony are often considered one of the most dramatic examples of top-down rural modernization in nineteenth-century Europe. From an area of open moors, they were transformed in one generation into the largest man-made forest in Eur…